From sentimental gifts that can be cherished for years to come, to toys that will keep bub happy for hours – here are our picks of the best Christmas presents for baby's first Christmas.
Activity Play Mat
This activity play mat from Done By Deer is for the chic baby. This beautiful set comes with five toys that can be moved into 13 different positions, plus a padded circular mat for extra comfort. $164, Design Stuff.
Baby's first Christmas ornament
There are plenty of lovely 'Baby's first Christmas' ornaments out there, but this Swarovski crystal rocking horse is one you will want to keep forever. $89, Swarovski.
The Cheeky Chompers Comfort Chew is designed by two mums. It is a comforting and stimulating 'blankie' that is bound to become bub's favourite with colourful tags and chewable teether to soothe sore gums and encourage development. $39.99, Cheeky Chompers.
This adorable seal rocker is the modern day answer to the ol' rocking horse. With it's plush fur and beautiful wooden frame, this rocker will make a beautiful addition to a nursery. Nursery Faux-Fur Plush Seal Rocker, $249, Pottery Barn Kids.
What has been more on-trend this year than colourful, mythical, magical unicorns? This sweet creature adds some sparkle and fun to a baby's stroller. It's tactile, makes sounds and will keep little ones entertained for hours. Lamaze Tilly Twinkle Wings, $19.99, Toys R Us.
Bonds Baby Hat
What every Aussie bub needs – a cute, comfy protective hat. And this hat is reversible too! $14.95, Bonds.
Koala Wrap Towel
Is there anything cuter than a baby wrapped in a koala towel? The Billsie Hooded Baby Towel from Sheridan is a lovely gift for a newborn. $59.95, Sheridan.
Sheridan Baby Box
The perfect gift box for baby. Adorable hand-painted designs inspired by a day at Sydney's Taronga Zoo feature on the 100% cotton sleep suit, bib and beanie. And what's a Christmas without a lovable, cuddly bear? $99.95, Sheridan.
Playgro Music and Lights Piano Kick pad
The Playgro Music and Lights Piano Kick pad won the Mother & Baby silver medal for most popular developmental toy this year. You'll be dancing to the beat of baby's music as lights stimulate eye coordination. The piano pad can also be put on the ground for baby to play with while lying on their tummy. For 3+ months. $49.95, Baby Bunting.
What child didn't have this swing growing up? The Little Tikes Snug N Secure2-In-1 Swing is a classic and for good reason – kid's love it! Ideal for ages nine months to 48 months. $69.99, Toys R Us.
Cotton On Kids Bib
Baby needs something festive to wear on the big day. This lovely, neutral bib is a nice alternative to the traditional festive red and green. Hansel And Gretel Babies Bib, $12.95, Cotton On Kids.
Pig the Elf
Everyone's favourite pug is back to spread some Christmas cheer! A beautiful picture book is a great present idea for a little bub. Make sure you scribble a little message inside the cover. Pig The Elf, $16.99, Dymocks.
Vatea Baby Products
All Australian-made and certified organic, this gorgeous set from Vatea includes gentle bathing and skincare products for your bub. In the Baby Dream box you'll get baby wash, baby cream, baby balm, baby massage oil and a sweet little onesie. $85, Vatea.